ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC P&C Division

Phone: 516-747-4100

Fax: 516-747-3633

ARC’s P&C division knows what it takes to provide outstanding and efficient service to you and your customers. With our wide selection of both admitted and non-admitted markets, we can find solutions that meet all of your clients’ needs. Our in depth experience, key relationships with top carriers and understanding of the current market environment will guarantee you the most comprehensive products available today.

Available Products & Target Classes:


  • Coverages
  • Building and Personal Property
  • Builders Risk
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Contractors Equipment Floater
  • Terrorism
  • Wind Coverage
  • DIC – Flood & Quake
  • Deductible Buy Back
  • Inland and Ocean Marine

113 South Service Road, Jericho, NY 11753, USA

Industry Segments:

  • Real Estate: Apartments/Condos/Coops
  • Hospitality: Hotels, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Bars, Lounges
  • Builders Risk
  • CAT Exposures
  • Coastal Property
  • Contractors Equipment Schedules
  • Inland Marine
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Vacant Buildings/Properties
  • Warehouse/Distribution Facilities


  • Coverage
  • General Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Pollution Legal Liability
  • Garage Liability
  • Owners and Contractors Protective Liability
  • Railroad Protective Liability
  • Aviation Liability
  • Special Events Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • International Liability

Industry Segments:

  • Construction: General Contractors, Trades/Artisans, Project Specific.
  • Hospitality: Bars, Taverns, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Motels, Bed & Breakfast, Wine Bars.
  • Real Estate: Apartments, Condominiums, Office Buildings, Mercantile Buildings, Vacant Buildings
  • Manufacturing: Consumer Goods, Industrial products.
  • Specialty: Aviation, Environmental, Special Events, International/Foreign Liability

Team Bios

Rick Struzzieri

Rick, who joined ARC in September 2018, has been a Commercial Insurance professional since 1989. In the first 15 years of his career, Rick had a successful run on the carrier and wholesale side. During that time, Rick’s principal responsibilities were building and maintaining retail broker relationships, as well as developing and growing business segments. Throughout these years Rick served in a variety of roles, including Northeast Regional Director of Business Development for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.

From 2003 through 2018, Rick worked on the retail brokerage side. In this capacity, Rick was heavily involved in placing a wide range of Property and Casualty business, as well as developing and managing carrier and wholesaler relationships. Most recently, Rick served as Executive Vice President of Foa & Son brokerage, where he was responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the Property and Casualty division for the agency.

Over the course of his career, Rick has held several senior level management positions on both the insurance company and brokerage side. He has served on many insurance company agencies advisory councils, both regionally and nationally.

Rick’s personal interests include family, music, dogs, gardening and reading. Rick is also involved in several charitable organizations including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Guide Dogs for the Blind and the St Patrick’s Church of Smithtown Parish Outreach Program.

Chantal Platt

Chantal attended Farmingdale University and over the years has engaged in multiple Property and Casualty Educational Courses.  Chantal arrived at ARC Excess and Surplus LLC in September 2018 with 23 years of experience in the insurance industry.  Those years induced 10 years on the wholesale brokerage side.  Throughout her wholesale career, Chantal actively forged retail broker relationships and successfully placed Property and Casualty business.

The balance of her career has been spent on the retail end, predominately in market relationship and placement roles. For the last 5 years, before joining ARC, Chantal served as the Head of the Marketing Department for Bender Insurance Agency where she was responsible for the oversight of new business placements as well as carrier and wholesaler relationships for the agency.

Chantal is the proud mother of two boys. She is an active member of her church congregation, where her boys attend weekly Sunday school. Some of her interests include going to her childrens’ baseball games, bike riding, traveling, as well as reading and spending time at the beach.

Lou Como

Lou is a commercial insurance professional with a wide array of experience within the insurance industry. Throughout his broker careers, Lou started in wholesale as a New Business Account Executive placing commercial lines opportunities for retailers around the country. Lou’s responsibility there included relationship management with retailers and carrier development. Later on in his career, Lou moved over to the retail side and was a key player at Lamb Insurance Services where he was awarded the 2019 Employee of The Year while working in their Marketing Department. At the time, Lou’s focus was placing all lines of coverage specific to the non-profit and social services sectors.

Before Lou came to ARC, he worked at Hiscox as a General Liability Underwriter working brokers in the North East Region. He was responsible for underwriting, quoting and binding middle market to national level accounts for both new and existing insureds. Lou attended The Jay Chazanoff School Of Business at The College of Staten Island where he earned a Bachelor Of Science Degree in Business Marketing.

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